Starr appoints chairman of Philippines branch



Starr Companies has announced the appointment of Ambassador Jose L. Cuisia, Jr. as chairman of Starr International Insurance Philippines Branch, a branch of Starr International Insurance (Asia) Limited, a company established and licensed to write general insurance in Hong Kong, the company said.

Ambassador Cuisia will be working with local management for the strategic development and growth of the branch and other Starr entities for rapid growth in the region.

As Ambassador of the Republic of the Philippines to the United States between 2011 and 2016, Joey greatly enhanced the relationship between the United States and the Philippines. Prior to his appointment as Ambassador, he led Philippine American Life and General Insurance company for 16 years, the largest and most successful life insurer in that market under his leadership. He also served as Governor of the Philippine Central Bank and Chairman of its Monetary Board from 1990-1993.

Starr is the worldwide marketing name for the operating insurance and travel assistance companies and subsidiaries of Starr International company, Inc. and for the investment business of C.V. Starr & Co., Inc. and its subsidiaries.